This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Armpit (Theodore Johnson) - This African-American is the narrative's central character and protagonist.
Kaira DeLeon - The real name of this character is Kathy Spears.
X-Ray, Ginny - This character is the slick, smooth-talking best friend of the central character.
Armpit's Parents - These relatively minor characters are nevertheless important, in that they represent the negative repercussions of past actions that the main character is striving to escape.
Tatiana - This character is a pretty girl at summer school who seems to be easily led by the opinions of others.
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